Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Bloomington, Ind., Indiana University, a school, has a student population of roughly 37,000. Enthusiasm for sports runs deep here (Go Hoosiers!), and the urban location affords rich cultural experiences for the students. This report is based on the responses of IU graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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College ROI Report

322nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$371,000

Annual ROI 

8.5%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$93,400

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College Salary Report

63rd

Early Career Salary 

$82,100

Mid-Career Salary 

$140,000

% High Meaning 

57 %

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Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$30K$60K$90K
Financial Analyst
60 salaries
$65,645  
   
Senior Financial Analyst
47 salaries
$74,439  
Software Engineer
41 salaries
$74,379  
Marketing Manager
36 salaries
$72,302  
Marketing Director
32 salaries
$89,000  
Account Manager
31 salaries
$55,571  
Operations Manager
29 salaries
$69,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 4,046

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About This School

107 South Indiana Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7000

Indiana University (IU), Bloomington, Indiana University (IU)

admit.indiana.edu/

36,862

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

77 %

9 %

40 %

19 %


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Industry

Former IU students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the retail industry, the health care industry, and the health care services industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the education industry. Those with a degree from IU make an average of approximately $61K.

Jobs

In the IU alumni professional community, Optometrists make the highest median pay (around $120K), though VPs of Operations (about $75K), and Associate Professors ($67K) are close competitors. Salaries are anything but generous for Human Resources Directors, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at $50K.

Locations

Home to a large number of IU alums, Indianapolis, Ind. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. IU alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in San Francisco, Calif., which offers a median salary of $86K. On the other end, IU grads flock to Fort Wayne, Ind., which actually offers the weakest median salary of $39K. Other cities of interest include New York, N.Y. and Chicago, Ill.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Doctor of Optometry (OD) from IU can rake in a whopping average $120K per year, more than any other degree from this school. A Bachelor of Science in Psychology offers the lowest median annual financial reward (about $39K).

Skills

Close to an eighth of IU grads wind up using Microsoft Excel at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Business Analysis commands a pay premium of 10 percent for former Hoosiers. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Data Analysis command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one-fourth of alumni get paid sick time. Most survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Most alums have medical plans, and a strong majority of graduates have dental insurance. Graduates of Indiana University are also recipients of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of University of Kentucky pick up average paychecks of approximately $64K, which is closest to the amount made by IU grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to IU include the University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, the University of Louisville, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Key Stats for Indiana University (IU) - Bloomington

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %
Salary
$34,844 - $74,771
Salary
$42,401 - $88,318

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
$34,448 - $80,628
$31,429 - $74,840
$27,203 - $97,500
$53,506 - $77,420
$59,400
$30,767 - $82,184
$33,000 - $71,950
$41,600 - $154,381

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